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Operations Manager (Onsite)

Company: Georgia Tech
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

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LocationAtlanta, Georgia
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About Us

Georgia Tech prides itself on its technological resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to building an outstanding and diverse community of learning, discovery, and creation. We strongly encourage applicants whose values align with our institutional values, as outlined in our Strategic Plan. These values include academic excellence, diversity of thought and experience, inquiry and innovation, collaboration and community, and ethical behavior and stewardship. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.About Georgia TechGeorgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with numerous economic and cultural strengths. The Institute serves more than 45,000 students through top-ranked undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in engineering, computing, science, business, design, and liberal arts. Georgia Tech's faculty attracted more than $1.4 billion in research awards this past year in fields ranging from biomedical technology to artificial intelligence, energy, sustainability, semiconductors, neuroscience, and national security. Georgia Tech ranks among the nation's top 20 universities for research and development spending and No. 1 among institutions without a medical school.
Georgia Tech's Mission and ValuesGeorgia Tech's mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. The Institute has nine key values that are foundational to everything we do:1. Students are our top priority.2. We strive for excellence.3. We thrive on diversity.4. We celebrate collaboration.5. We champion innovation.6. We safeguard freedom of inquiry and expression.7. We nurture the wellbeing of our community.8. We act ethically.9. We are responsible stewards.Over the next decade, Georgia Tech will become an example of inclusive innovation, a leading technological research university of unmatched scale, relentlessly committed to serving the public good; breaking new ground in addressing the biggest local, national, and global challenges and opportunities of our time; making technology broadly accessible; and developing exceptional, principled leaders from all backgrounds ready to produce novel ideas and create solutions with real human impact.

Job Summary

The Operations Manager assists leadership in directing operations and supporting labs/units directly to impact their mission, operations, efficiency, and research readiness. They provide organizational and project leadership, manage resources, and lead problem-solving efforts as needed.

This position will interact on a consistent basis with: executive leadership, faculty, staff, and vendors

This position typically will advise and counsel: faculty, staff and vendors

This position will supervise: Assigned Staff

Job Duty 1 -
Lead and assist in managing/coordinating daily business operations and unit functions, including initiatives, program/portfolio plans, data analysis, and information reporting; plan, manage, execute, and evaluate programs, projects, and/or events

Job Duty 2 -
Advise leadership on operational issues, including tracking and providing guidance and considerations for awareness, strategic planning, and scheduling of enterprise-level events; providing executive briefings and making recommendations; evaluating existing policies and procedures; and assisting with the integration of techniques for evaluating and improving operational efficiency

Job Duty 3 -
Manage assigned projects/programs, including planning, coordinating, conducting, and managing all aspects of assigned programs throughout each projects life-cycle to ensure completion within scope, quality, and time/budget guidelines; provide administrative support, data analysis, modeling, tracking, and reporting as needed. These efforts can intersect with and/or include systems, technical, administrative, logistical, and operational functions. Manage personnel for efforts related to these projects.

Job Duty 4 -
Compile and respond to data requests to address/resolve potential and existing Institute and unit-level challenges, including identifying and communicating analyses, insights, and observations. Develop reports and/or training materials as appropriate and necessary.

Job Duty 5 -
Advise the oversight and management of units as appropriate and requested. Interact directly with support unit leaders and personnel on matters related to strategic initiatives, operations, problem solving, and projects; provide leadership, guidance, advice, and assistance to those units in such capacities.

Job Duty 6 -
Help direct the management and implementation of strategic initiatives and efforts; assist leadership, consultants, and team in overseeing and managing strategy, including developing and maintaining tools and processes for project management and enterprise-level tracking

Job Duty 7 -
Perform other job-related duties as assigned
Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Statistics, Data Science, Information Systems or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Experience
Seven or more years of job-related experience
Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Certifications, Licenses or Permits:
Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate
Preferred Qualifications

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification; Masters Degree or equivalent. Human Resources, Security, and Operational Management Training, or equivalent. Consulting or related operational / fiscal project management experience. Experience in complex operations and operational challenges.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Must have demonstrated ability to think critically and employ sound judgment in resolving complex organizational challenges; effectively manage projects; facilitate group interactions; work effectively within a matrix organizational structure; and anticipate client expectations

Knowledge of data analytics and project management tools, as well as how to conduct financial and qualitative analyses

Excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated skills in collaborating with team members and executives to determine and prioritize business strategies
USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line atAdditionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at
Equal Employment Opportunity

The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for all. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities.

Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests. Further, Georgia Tech prohibits citizenship status, immigration status, and national origin discrimination in hiring, firing, and recruitment, except where such restrictions are required in order to comply with law, regulation, executive order, or Attorney General directive, or where they are required by Federal, State, or local government contract.

All members of the USG community must adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values, which consists of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values shape and fundamentally support our Universitys work. Additionally, all faculty, staff, and administrators must also be aware of and comply with the Board of Regents and Georgia Institute of Technology's policies on Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom. More information on these policies can be found here: Board of Regents Policy Manual - University System of Georgia (

Other Information

This is a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position requires security clearance.
This position requires you to be a US citizen
Salary range is dependent on candidates experiences and skills that ranges from $81,619 - $111,002
Salary grade for this position is A11

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